Catalogue: Jewelry (273)


Tiffany Gold Pins   $735   

Tiffany brooches in eighteen karat gold Star on left designed by Paloma Picasso. Measures 1 1/2" x 1 3/4". Looks as though a comet is swirling through the star. SOLD Open heart topped by a bow is wonderfully tailored simplicity. Measures 1" wide and 1" tall. $735.      
  
Tiffany Gold Pins
Mexican Silver Beads by Victoria; Circa 1950
  Mexican Silver Beads by Victoria; Circa 1950   $485

Handmade silver beads by late Mexican silver designer, Ana Nunez Brilanti who worked under the name of Victoria. Strung on handmade sterling chain. Beautifully designed clasp continues incorporates a ring of brass around the half bead. Beads are slightly squared off in shape; not made to be perfectly round. Excellent condition. Measures 17 1/2" long; circa 1950.

William Spratling Brooch/ Pendant with Amethysts   $2,975  

Large and dramatic brooch/ pendant by silver master, William Spratling. Rarely seen design. Measures 3 5/16" in diameter. Stones appear to be all original but when seen from the side, it is apparent that they are not all of the same shape. This is not visible when seen straight on and does not detract from the strength of this magnificent piece that is intended as both a brooch and pendant. 1940's hallmark.
William Spratling Brooch/ Pendant with Amethysts
Sterling and Azure Malachite Leaves Necklace
  Sterling and Azure Malachite Leaves Necklace   $375

Unusual necklace of sterling silver leaves alternating with azure malachite. Substantial weight yet easy to wear. Designed by Hecho a Mano in Taxco, Mexico. (Yes, I know that "hecho a mano" means made by hand. In this case, it is also the name of the design studio. Measures 18 1/2" wearable length; each leaf is 1" at widest point.

Mexican Silver Belt; Bracelet; Pin and Earrings Set   $1,085  

Mexican silver with ebony suite consisting of a belt, bracelet, brooch and earrings. Each piece is signed "Plateros Taxco" with an eagle mark 3. Belt is 30" long with fittings for 29" and 28". Additional hooks could be added for smaller waists or the brooch could be joined to the belt for an additional 1 1/2". Bracelet is 7 3/4" long. An extremely versatile, attractive and unusual set. All pieces in excellent condition.
Mexican Silver Belt; Bracelet; Pin and Earrings Set
Sigi Sterling Silver Cufflinks
  Sigi Sterling Silver Cufflinks   $165.00

Two unusual pairs of sterling silver cuff links by Mexican designer, Sigi. Trapezoidal pair on left measure 1 1/16" at longest and 9/16" at widest. Right pair are of the biomorphic shape for which Sigi is especially well known. Measure 1" x 3/4". Oxidized silver with 3 silver balls. Both pairs are well hallmarked and in excellent condition; circa 1950.

Los Castillo Floral Brooch with Amethysts   $1450.00  

Huge, voluptuous floral brooch by Los Castillo. Measures 5" x 2". Two amethysts are each 1 3/16" in diameter. Can be worn equally well horizontally, vertically or at an angle. 1939 - 1945 hallmark. Truly an eye catcher.
Los Castillo Floral Brooch with Amethysts
Los Castillo Sterling and Ebony Necklace & Bracelet Set
  Los Castillo Sterling and Ebony Necklace & Bracelet Set   $875

Unusual necklace and bracelet set by Los Castillo. Alternating wood discs of the necklace are covered with sterling. Necklace measures 16 1/2" wearable length; bracelet is 7 1/4". Tiny wood chip on bracelet is visible in thumbnail photo. Circa 1980.

Paul Lobel Silver Banjo Brooch   $675  

Sterling silver Banjo brooch by the late modernist jewelry designer, Paul Lobel. Measures 3 3/4" long and 1 1/16" at its widest.
Paul Lobel Silver Banjo Brooch
William Spratling Silver & Obsidian Starfish
  William Spratling Silver & Obsidian Starfish   Inquire for Price

Stunning and rare Starfish brooch and pendant by William Spratling. It is not uncommon to find the starfish theme in his work in silver alone. The three layers, though, with obsidian sandwiched between the silver, is quite rare. Measures 2 3/4" wide and 3" long. Several minute chips along the edge of the stone can be seen only with close examination. Hallmark dates to 1964-7.

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